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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Sexual Behavior (Ages 18-49)

During the past 12 months, have you had sex with only males, only females, or both?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Males only Females only Both males & females
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 385 160 28.0 22.3-34.5 214 69.4 62.6-75.4 11 2.6 1.1- 5.9
GENDER
Male 231 15 5.5 3.0- 9.8 214 94.0 89.6-96.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9
Female 154 145 91.6 80.4-96.6 0 0.0 . - . 9 8.4 3.4-19.6
RACE
White 218 78 24.7 18.0-32.9 133 72.6 63.9-79.9 7 2.7 0.7- 9.8
African American 117 65 38.8 27.7-51.3 50 59.3 46.8-70.8 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1
Asian 3 1 16.8 1.5-72.9 1 70.8 17.9-96.4 1 12.4 1.1-64.5
Native American 13 5 18.1 5.0-48.3 8 81.9 51.7-95.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 31 10 15.7 6.1-34.6 20 80.8 59.9-92.2 1 3.5 0.5-22.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 11 12.2 4.9-27.2 24 87.8 72.8-95.1 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 20 10 19.5 5.8-49.1 10 80.5 50.9-94.2 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 15 1 2.2 0.3-15.3 14 97.8 84.7-99.7 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 349 148 30.7 24.5-37.7 190 66.2 59.0-72.7 11 3.1 1.3- 6.9
AGE
18-24 85 32 22.6 14.2-33.9 49 73.3 61.2-82.6 4 4.1 1.4-12.0
25-34 121 58 33.8 24.1-45.0 60 64.5 53.2-74.4 3 1.7 0.4- 6.1
35-44 113 46 30.7 20.8-42.7 64 68.4 56.4-78.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
45-49 65 23 29.1 17.3-44.4 41 70.2 54.9-82.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 12 10.0 5.1-18.9 41 89.1 79.9-94.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 113 41 24.7 15.0-37.8 70 72.3 58.5-82.8 2 3.0 0.6-14.1
Some Post-H.S. 122 57 32.3 22.6-43.7 60 63.6 51.8-74.0 5 4.1 1.4-11.5
College Graduate 96 50 46.2 32.1-60.9 43 53.0 38.3-67.2 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 27 24.1 13.7-38.7 24 73.1 57.5-84.5 2 2.9 0.5-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 75 31 32.1 17.4-51.5 40 61.3 41.1-78.2 4 6.6 1.8-21.5
$25,000- 34,999 53 19 29.4 17.8-44.4 33 70.3 55.3-81.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5
$35,000- 49,999 56 27 34.6 20.1-52.6 28 63.7 45.7-78.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.3
$50,000-74,999 52 19 29.5 16.4-47.1 32 70.2 52.5-83.3 1 0.4 0.0- 2.6
$75,000+ 56 20 27.7 15.0-45.6 35 71.9 54.1-84.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 129 54 26.9 18.6-37.2 70 68.9 58.1-78.0 5 4.2 1.5-11.1
No 255 105 28.4 21.2-36.9 144 69.8 61.0-77.3 6 1.8 0.5- 6.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 8 15.6 6.1-34.6 38 84.0 65.2-93.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Non-Veteran 338 152 29.7 23.4-36.8 176 67.5 60.0-74.1 10 2.9 1.2- 6.6

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*This question was asked of respondents who had sexual intercourse in the last 12 months with more than one partner.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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